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Golden West College is a public institution situated in Huntington Beach, California. Huntington Beach is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

Where Is Golden West College?


Contact details for Golden West College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2710
Phone: 714-892-7711

How Do I Get Into Golden West College?

You can apply to Golden West College online at:

Since Golden West College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Golden West College?

1% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Golden West College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $7,067 a year. That adds up to $28,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Golden West College is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Golden West College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,963 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,189 undergraduate students at Golden West College, with 2,963 being full-time and 7,226 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,963 full-time undergraduates at Golden West College, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Golden West College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 868
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 996
White 673
International Students 109
Other Races/Ethnicities 248

Online Learning at Golden West College

5,846 Took All Classes Online
8,804 Took At Least One Class Online
41.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 8,804 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Golden West College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Golden West College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Golden West College was 41.8%. This is the #533 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Golden West College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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